Lead Mobile App Developer (iOS & Android)

Quality Compliance Systems (QCS) is the UK’s most popular care compliance management system for Care Providers. Our software delivers all necessary compliance policies, procedures, guidance and inspections tools that Care Providers require to achieve ‘Outstanding’ at inspection. We are fast growing and now seek a Lead Mobile App Developer (iOS & Android) to join our team based at our head office in Uxbridge. This is a fulltime, permanent opportunity.  

The QCS Lead Mobile App Developer (iOs & Android) is responsible for the creation and support of high quality industry leading Mobile Applications for QCS clients.  They keep up to date with all developments and capabilities of mobile devices to recommend, research and develop features that may benefit QCS clients.

The opportunity:

  • Manage a small team of Mobile App and API developers to deliver high quality Mobile Apps
  • Set technical direction on Mobile applications and take responsibility for technically robust solutions
  • Provide leadership and deep technical expertise in all aspects of solution design and application development
  • Build Proof of Concepts to verify recommendations and adoption of new technology
  • Write technical documentation as required to support the development process and assist the teams in creating high quality Mobile Apps.
  • Conduct in code reviews to ensure the delivery of consistent, high quality, code
  • Maintain mobile applications by addressing reported issues
  • Carry out proactive reviews and tests to suggest and make improvements to Mobile Apps
  • Demonstrate new features to internal staff before release
  • Using automated testing and Continuous Integration to support the development of high quality Mobile Apps.
  • Work with a strong backend development team to deliver required functionality
  • Interact with UI / UX designers to achieve a polished UX
  • Regularly assess and improve anything that affects you, your team or the company through retrospectives
  • Research new developments and capabilities of mobile devices to recommend, research and develop valuable features
  • Create an industry leading team of Mobile App Developers through a process of continued personal development.

Skills required:

  • 3-5 years experience in developing Native IOS and Android apps (mobile and tablet)
  • Demonstrable experience in having led a high performing team of Mobile App developers
  • Experience of working with UX/UI designers and able to demonstrate a strong understanding of the implementation and testing cycle
  • Demonstrates a strong understanding and experience of working with Android SDK and Java
  • Knowledge of Kotlin and alternative development languages